O'Shaughnessey Unbridled — equestrian



WOODBROOK HUNT CLUB | End of Season Hunts

The long, lazy days of summer are here with a vengeance in the Pacific Northwest, minus the bit of gray skies this past weekend. This ideal riding weather made me reflect back on some beautiful spring days spent hunting with Woodbrook Hunt Club - the oldest club west of the Mississippi, located in Lakewood, WA.Pastoral fields, spring flowers, and blue skies inspire great camaraderie and good times. The memories are sweet and so is the company. These pretty pups know how to have a good time.What rides have inspired you?

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Fit, Function, and Style

Summer in Chicago brings all kinds of weather, from hot and humid to cool and rainy, and as someone who's office includes an outdoor arena, I am always on the lookout for apparel that helps me move from one kind of weather to the next, all the while providing performance and of course, style! That is why I am absolutely in love with the Adare Short Sleeve Polo in Fuchsia. The slim fit is super flattering, and the breathable moisture wicking fabric is perfect on a warmer day. The best part? Paired with a cute pair of flats, and skinny jeans, I can take the look from work to a casual dinner with friends with ease.On days when I have...

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Persistence: Building Dreams

For as long as I can remember I've had this dream. Inspired by others journeys in raising young horses, I worked hard to bring my dream to life. My dream was supported and influenced by not only family and friends, but the horses themselves. It sounds simple but my path with our young horse, Persistence, has been full of surprises, teamwork, and triumphs. Born an orphan foal five years ago, Persistence’s only chance at life was to find a surrogate mare. After her mother passed during the birth, owners Tim Dooreleyers and Suzanne Johnson of Greystead Sport Horses knew what they had to do. A Clydesdale mare was found and raised Persistence as her own. The mare's name was Angel,...

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OS Rider Update: Mara Depuy in her own words

After spending the spring season on the sidelines due to an injury, O’Shaughnessey rider Mara Depuy is back in action and ready to make her return to the riding world. In a normal year, I would be reporting on how the competition season is going, how my horses are feeling, and how they did in their big spring 3-day events. However this year has not been “normal”. So instead my spring report will be about re- direction, physical therapy and humility. After a good start to the year in, I took a tumble into the water off Coolcorron Kinsale at the Carolina International CIC while riding Liam, an exceptional cross country horse. We both shook it off and despite a...

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